Kyle Van Noy calls booing fans “disrespectful”

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The Patriots haven’t had to endure the booing of their home fans very often over the last couple of decades.

So naturally, they have a negative reaction to it.

Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy told Tom Curran of NBCSportsBoston.com that he didn’t care for the boos that rang down as they left the field at halftime of last week’s loss to the Chiefs.

“Too much booing for me,” Van Noy said. “I thought it was disrespectful.”

The Patriots were trailing 20-7 at halftime when the fans reacted.

“Obviously It sucks when it doesn’t go the way we want, but know that we’re all trying,” Van Noy said. “We’re trying to put the best product on the field. We’re not trying to disappoint anyone. Just imagine as a fan or a media person that our feelings are probably 100 times more. Our livelihoods are on the line and we want to win.”

The loss ended a 21-game home winning streak for the Patriots, which underscores how spoiled their fans actually are.

68 responses to “Kyle Van Noy calls booing fans “disrespectful”

  1. It’s disrespectful that Van Noy can’t seem to comprehend that when I pay $150 for my nose bleed seats, and another $50 to park my car in the parking lot after paying $12 in tolls on the Mass Pike to get to Route 1 to get to the game. That I expect a better output than 3 points in the first half, because when you stink up the house like that Kyle it makes me angry which leads me to spend even more money at the overpriced concession stand attempting to quell that anger with overpriced beer. So get over it bro, and put up some more points to make me feel better about dropping over 500 bucks so that me and my 2 kids could sit there and watch you lose

  2. I have to agree. With all this team has given their fans over the past 20 years, including leading up to now a 3 year streak of getting to the SB winning it 2 of three of those, and even niw being thevreighning champion, the fans have nothing to complain about. This was indeed classless of the few fans (it was a minority, most of the stadium did not and people I saw doing it got chastised by the fans around them) that were doing it. This team has handed their fans a run far beyond anything any other team in football has ever delivered. Of course it ends someday, whether that is happening now or 5 years from now we will see. And when it does fans should not be angry or upset that its over, they should have nothing but deep gratitude that it happened in the first place. Look at all the miserable fans that constantly troll and hate on them, Pats fans have been spared all of that misery. The magnitude of jealousy you see from those other fans is the magnitude of gratitude You should be feeling. So respect the team that gave it to you.

  3. Both sides are wrong, the spoiled entitled fans and him for blasting the fans.

    At the end of the day the fans pay the freight through TV deals and have the right to boo, no fans no money.

  4. Wow. That is very disrespectful. 21 straight home wins, that is unbelievable. Those fans boo a 6 x championship regime. I wonder how they’ll react in 5 years when the pats aren’t winning like they have been?

  5. C’mon Kyle. It can’t be any worse than the feedback you got from Coach Bill in film review this week. We love you guys. We respect you guys. We pay a lot of money to watch you guys. We would just like to see you play better… We are on to Cincinnati.…

  6. Kyle is my favourite Patriot by far.

    I disagree with him here. I could care less about his “livelihood than “. He’s made more money than I will ever see in my lifetime and I have a good job.

    And they were booing the offence. And you know what? The offence and the coaching staff deserve it.

  7. I have to agree to an extent, but as a paying fan that came to see a HUGE game of great importance, the TEAMS offense & defense gave VERY LITTLE to cheer about during the first half, so I guess you reap what you sew…..
    They were just letting you know they expect MUCH BETTER from a team that usually provides that……

  8. Sounds like the spoiled ones are finally getting a dose of reality and they do not like it. With Brady on the decline, this once mighty franchise better get used to it!

  9. when you cheat your way to six championships, you’re not going to attract the highest class of fans. That’s just how it works.

  10. He’s right. Are some Patriots’ fans that spoiled and entitled after two decades of continued success that they boo an, at the time, 10-2 team?? Talk about insufferable.

  11. Big boys can handle a few boos as a learning experience.

    He’s a 29 yo FA next year. I doubt he will be back, so he can go to a safe space elewhere where they don’t boo poor play and he can win a participation trophy.

  12. I was there, there may have been some fans booing the team but the vast majority were booing the performance of the officiating crew…. it was non-stop mistake after mistake by this crew. I would love to see how they graded out.

  13. Fans have a right to boo given they paid money to attend the game. Were they booing the team or the refs? On the flip side the team is 10-3, only in NE are 10-3 teams booed. For some reason. I say this as a Boston fan, success has spoiled the fan base of many of those teams.

  14. Truly bandwagon fan base. Proof of it with this booing. Your team has been amazing for 20 years. One bad half and you are booing. Pathetic.

  15. I agree with KVN. It is embarrassing. I was at a game a few years ago when NE was booed at halftime. Awful.

    I also agree that Pats fans are spoiled. I have friends that for years, start trashing TB if he throws an incompletion.

    Get over it folks. We are lucky to have witnessed 20 years of greatness.

  16. bluenoser12 says:
    December 11, 2019 at 7:18 am
    Kyle is my favourite Patriot by far.

    I disagree with him here. I could care less about his “livelihood than “. He’s made more money than I will ever see in my lifetime and I have a good job.

    And they were booing the offence. And you know what? The offence and the coaching staff deserve it.

    ——
    And so did the refs.

  17. “Too much booing for me,” Van Noy said. “I thought it was disrespectful.”

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    Soft.

  18. This concern for boing fans seems to be a phenomenon with this current group of player. I find it curious that the players today are better compensated and better supported than ever before (And yes the league and teams can always improve). What these young players are missing is “boing” is a form of feedback. My suggestion to Mr. Van Noy and Mr Jackson in Chicago, is take the feedback and learn.

  19. brwmstr says:
    December 11, 2019 at 7:47 am
    I was there, there may have been some fans booing the team but the vast majority were booing the performance of the officiating crew…. it was non-stop mistake after mistake by this crew. I would love to see how they graded out.

    ——-
    Yeah, The offense isn’t good right now but the refs were horrible and the booing was justified. Indisputable.

  20. Wow. What a bunch of spoiled brat fanboys. Sounds a little fair-weather to me. Fans of the Lions and Browns may have a reason to boo their teams but certainly not the Patriots. What’s going to happen when Brady and Belichick retire and this team follows up with a 3-13 season?

  21. I thought it was obvious that they were booing the multiple wrong calls the officials made. When you spot the ball an entire yard off and then on replay don’t even move it, when you can’t see three inches of green grass between a white shoe and the white sideline, when you blow a play dead for no reason other than that you feel like moving on to the next down, you deserve to hear boos. They were booing the officials. I’m an Eagles fan and I was booing the officials from my living room. (of course we Eagles fans boo just about anything)

  22. LMAO the Patriots are like those spoiled children whom after years and years of pampering they finally get a taste of the real world where they have to make their own living now. Poor Kyle

  23. I don’t get it. I watched the game at home, though a couple season ticket holders went. We were all under the impression that the boos were directed at the refs, who deserved worse

    For some reason the narrative changed by the press, that the fans were booing the home team.

  24. when you cheat your way to six championships, you’re not going to attract the highest class of fans. That’s just how it works.

    A Raven troll commenting about a bad fan base? Really, have you forgotten about a statue to a felon outside of Ravens stadium…..
    .thats the epitome of a disrespectful fan base.

    Having grown up being a Celtic, Bruins, and Sox fan I know these fans to be very knowledgeable about sports but very short on patience and manners bordering on extremely oafish behavior. Give a beer and ergo instant Bubbas drooling and cussing …..even willing to be racist if they think no one is paying attention. So Van Noy is correct but it’s only going to escalate when Brady leaves…

  25. Imagine going to somebody house and booing them. It’s their house. They live there and work there. Fans are a paying guest in their home. You can keep your money and say home. But it’s their house.

  26. Dude, the offense has been horrendous and under-achieved all year. And, when you’re paying $50 to park and paying for the most expensive ticket in the league watching that garbage from McDooofus and Brady on down, they have absolutely every right to unload on the offense.

    THey were also booing the officials who cheated.

    I am assuming the organization is still waiting on multiple ‘apologies” from the NFL regarding the instructed cheating from Goodell.

  27. billswillnevermove says:
    December 11, 2019 at 6:46 am
    Cheating is disrespectful to the fans of football…
    ***********************************
    Stop crying and get ready to lose to them like you always do, right after you lose to the Steelers.

  28. So Kyle buddy, ever get a bad meal? Did you applaud the chef and say “ don’t worry lil guy, maybe the next diner won’t get sick”. Trophies for all thinking.

    Seems to me the boos got some folks woke. Darned near won that game.

  29. Dude, the offense has been horrendous and under-achieved all year. And, when you’re paying $50 to park and paying for the most expensive ticket in the league watching that garbage from McDooofus and Brady on down, they have absolutely every right to unload on the offense.
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    Your right. “Garbage” NE got blown out by 7 points. That’s right after being blown out by 6 points the week before. Teh “garbage” Patriots are probably in last place and will miss the playoffs AGAIN like we do every year. This “garbage” team deserved to be booed. They haven’t won anything in forever.

    It’s been less than 365 days. If there is a more ungrateful fan base in all of sports I’d be curious to see it. they should change their name to NE Fairweathers.

    “I only want to go if we win”

  30. I have no problem with fans booing their own team in disappointment, but usually those fans are not supporting a team that was 10-2, in the play offs and a potential favorite to make the superbowl. Instead, those fans should be making as much noise as they can to help the Patriots instead of making noise as they are trying to call plays, audibles etc.. The booing took away some of the home fields advantage.

    If losing three games warrants booing, I can’t wait to see how many fall of the band wagon as the Patriots spend years looking for their Next Tom Brady.

  31. boo-ing fans are the worst most despicable people on the planet!!!!

    … wait, what? we’re not talking about eagles fans?

    oh well, then of course those fans have a right to voice their displeasure. i mean they continue to spend hundreds of dollars to watch a perennially underachieving team.

    … wait, what? we’re talking about a team with numerous superbowls and a 21 game home winning streak?

    ahh, got it. patriots fans are the worst most despicable people on the planet!!!!

  32. 5 years ago I saw on a flight from Boston to D.C. talking to a Patriots player (ST PLAYER) about how the eventual fall back to earth of the Pats will be tough for spoiled fans. His response “They already are spoiled and aren’t happy if we don’t win it all”.

  33. They weren’t booing the players. They are busting their butts. They were booing the Refs and Josh McDaniels.

    McD keeps running the same offense out there that isn’t working. Try new things Josh! Maybe 2 backs! Try Bolden at fullback! Maybe put Sanu, Edelman and Harry out to one side and then flank out white for a screen and have those 3 blocking WR’s BLOCK!

    Hell, stop putting Doresett out in the redzone. He’s 5’10″…take him out and put in the 6’4″ Harry!

  34. bigbensbathroomseed says:
    December 11, 2019 at 10:08 am
    5 years ago I saw on a flight from Boston to D.C. talking to a Patriots player (ST PLAYER) about how the eventual fall back to earth of the Pats will be tough for spoiled fans. His response “They already are spoiled and aren’t happy if we don’t win it all”.

    —————-

    The horror!!!!!

  35. bigbensbathroomseed says:
    December 11, 2019 at 10:08 am
    5 years ago I saw on a flight from Boston to D.C. talking to a Patriots player (ST PLAYER) about how the eventual fall back to earth of the Pats will be tough for spoiled fans. His response “They already are spoiled and aren’t happy if we don’t win it all”.

    ————————

    Somewhat correct. I am fully aware you can’t win a SB every year, but this has nothing to do with underachieving as an offense.

    Absolutely ZERO to do with that.

    Real Pats fans, especially older ones, know we are living a dream as fans and truly appreciate it.

    I grew up going to games starting int the early/mid 80s and know how bad or mediocre at best it was, mostly bad. The Sullivans were crappy owners overall. They get kudos for founding the team in 1960, but that’s it, really.

    What Kraft has provided has been nothing short of a fairytale, but again, a horriblly underavchieving offense across the board has nothing to do with any of the history of the franchise.

    We live in the present and the offense needs to get its collective head out of its butt, get down to brass tacks, use the best RB group in the conference, have better gameplanning and usage of the current personnel, and roll up the sleeves with 2 back sets, running more and passing more to the RBs not named James White.

    It’s that simple. If they do that, the boos go away.

  36. All that booing, 2 losses in a row, offense struggling and now another cheating scandal…probably adds up to another Super Bowl win.

  37. In Boston, the fans put enormous pressure on the local teams to perform. We’re also not your ordinary casual fan.

    That booing had more to do with the lack or urgency at the end of the half which signaled the coaching staff had little faith the offense could move the ball and thought it best to take it into the locker room.

    I love Van Noy, but he should be more insulted/embarrassed that BB can’t trust the team to play complimentary football in December.

    For the record, I have complete faith this team can win 3 in a row when it counts. That doesn’t mean some healthy peer pressure from the fans is out of line.

  38. What is disrespectful is the team playing like crap while fans who have been fleeced of hundreds of dollars each to attend the game are sitting in pouring cold rain and wind watching the miserable effort.

    Van Noy is an interminable yapper. He’s almost as anNOYing as Gronkowski has become.

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